Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
virtus
Group Title
find the equation of the locus of a point that moves so that its distance from the line 3x4y+9=0 is always 5
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
virtus Group Title
find the equation of the locus of a point that moves so that its distance from the line 3x4y+9=0 is always 5
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Closed

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
let that point be P (x, y)
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
distance from a point to a line = \(\frac{Ax+By+C}{\sqrt{A^2 + B^2}}\)
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
can you put the equation for distance ? from point P(x, y) to line 3x4y+9=0
 2 years ago

virtus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh so it would be (3x4y+9)/square root( 3^2 +(4)^2)
 2 years ago

virtus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(3x 4y+9)/5 =5 3x 4y+9 =25 3x4y 16 =0
 2 years ago

virtus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
is that right ganeshi8?
 2 years ago

virtus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
btw i thought there was an ABSOLUTE SIGN around Ax + By + C for the formula
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yep! u r right.. we must get two lines
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
(3x 4y+9)/5 =5
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
3x4y+9 = 25, and, 3x4y + 9 = 25
 2 years ago

virtus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ngawww i get it !
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
it tricked me.... i was thinking there should be two lines at the very end. nice catch :)
 2 years ago

virtus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thanks again  LOL and about writing GAPS yesterday, it wasn't meant to be rude or anything, just expressing my gratitude for your help ;)
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
lol fine i get it nw :))
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1341791339629:dw
 2 years ago

ganeshie8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
two lines we just got... which are at a distance of 5 from the given line... they look as above
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.